Long before Zack Snyder was sucking all the fun out of the DC Universe he was sucking all the fun out of the most acclaimed graphic novel of all time with his first foray into the world of superheroes. As the only person in the world who likes it, Matt is ready to step up top the plate and do his best to defend it against Mike’s onslaught of criticism. Continue reading Watchmen Podcast
Mike & Matt have decided to kill a little time between major projects by taking a look at some less prominent comic book movies, starting with the Hellboy franchise. Continue reading Hellboy & Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Wolverine might finally be ready to let go, but are Mike & Matt? Well, the only way to find out is to dust off X-Cellent Adventures and review a brand new X-Men film, with obvious major spoilers ahead. Is it as good as the critics are saying? Will X-23 be a breakout star? Is it racist? HIT PLAY AND HEAR FOR YOURSELF! Continue reading Mike & Matt’s X-Cellent Adventures: Episode #13 – Logan
For fifteen podcast episodes over the course of five months, we here at The Reel World have gone deep down the Batman rabbit hole, from Adam West to Ben Affleck and pretty much every actor to play The Dark Knight along the way, passing out hot takes left and right. But what is the overall outcome of The Tape Crusaders? Which of these films is our consensus favourite? Which ones can’t we stand? It’s time to find out. (Mike would like to make clear that the white-bread af introduction you just read was written by Matt.) Continue reading Ranking the Batmen
Finally, Mike & Matt’s journey through Batman is at a close with one of the most revered projects in the history of the franchise, the beloved Batman The Animated Series. Your ever-loving hosts discuss the tone, the treatments of Batman, Bruce and the Rogues Gallery and then get into favourite episodes. Continue reading The Tape Crusaders: Episode #15 – Batman The Animated Series
In a world filled with a litany of unnecessary sequels (here’s looking at you, Olympus/London/Angel Has Fallen), John Wick should get as many follow-ups as Keanu & company feel like making. Continue reading John Wick: Chapter 2 Review
Everything is awesome because Mike & Matt have finally gotten to the highly anticipated Lego incarnation of the Dark Knight! Once their totally in-depth point by point breakdown of the movie is done with it’s time for yet another round of shaking our heads at the state of the DC Cinematic Universe now that Ben Affleck is rumoured to be dropping out of The Batman altogether. It’s gonna be fun on the bun! Continue reading The Tape Crusaders: Episode #14 – The Lego Batman Movie
Taking a quick break from the world of spandex, Mike & Matt decided to get serious and break down the Best Picture Nominees for the 89th Academy Awards with the help of special guest Jerome Cusson. Continue reading 2017 Oscar-Cast (feat. Jerome Cusson)
It’s almost time for the main event, folks. Yes, The Reel World Podcast’s coverage of Batman: The Animated Series is fast approaching! Those of you who do get in touch with us (which you should absolutely feel free to do by commenting here or heading over to The Facebook or The Twitter) have been clamouring (suck it, America) for us to do BTAS since we announced we were moving on to Batman in the first place, and for good reason.
But there’s a LOT of episodes and we don’t have the time to hit them all, so instead we’re taking 15 of the very best episodes and using them to inform our discussion. So if you want to play along at home and get yourselves ready too, here’s our list! Continue reading Whatever Will Happen to the Tape Crusaders?